Finding the best push-to-talk communication solution for your company is no easy feat. As you seek the right solution, WAVE Push-to-Talk from Motorola Solutions is bound to come up in your research. That begs the question: What’s it all about? Does it live up to the hype? More importantly, could this product be a perfect fit for your needs?

We’ve compiled and addressed six of the most frequently asked questions regarding this popular push-to-talk product.

WHAT IS WAVE PTT?

WAVE is a cloud-based multimedia communication solution that seamlessly integrates push-to-talk capabilities regardless of device, format, or service provider. Whether your team member is using a smartphone, radio, or computer, this subscription-based group communication service connects your critical communication tools on a nationwide network.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

WAVE PTT is easy to use and there are no servers to buy, install, or maintain. Simply pay a monthly subscription fee, download the app and start communicating instantly. The WAVE mobile app effortlessly transforms your smartphone or tablet into a fully-functioning PTT handset that exists on the same network as WAVE two-way radios.

The subscription-based service model allows you to scale your plan as needed, making it easy to keeping costs under control. Modify your talkgroups remotely and in real-time without having to call customer service— the intuitive administration portal makes it easy to add or remove users to your WAVE network as your business needs change.

WHAT IS THE WAVE TLK 100?

WAVE comes with its own line of specialized, subscription-based radios that connect seamlessly with smart devices on your dedicated network. Combine the rugged design of Motorola two-way radios with the functionality and benefits of WAVE PTT, and you get the WAVE TLK 100 two-way radio. Purpose-built for business, everything about the WAVE two-way radio is smart and intentional. From location tracking and Wi-Fi calling abilities to its simplistic, rugged design, this WAVE two-way radio extends push-to-talk benefits to your nationwide network. Add accessories that fit the way you work and extend the value of previous purchases with compatible Motorola SL300 accessories.

Learn more about the WAVE TLK 100.

WHAT IS THE WAVE TLK 150?

For communication within your fleets, trucks, and specialized vehicles, the WAVE TLK 150 Mobile two-way radio offers a safe and optimized solution for drivers who need to connect across the country. With one-button PTT, GPS location tracking, loud and clear audio, and Bluetooth capabilities, you’re looking at a solution that’s built for the job.

Small enough to mount over, in, or under the dashboard, the compact design of the TLK 150 encourages safer communication on the road. Hands-free accessories keep this product within Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations for driver distraction. Combine this with Motorola’s signature clear, high-quality audio, and your fleet is ready for action with reliable, nationwide connectivity from WAVE.

Learn more about the WAVE TLK 150.

WHO CAN USE WAVE PTT?

Motorola Solutions’ WAVE platform is cost-effective, productive, and a safer alternative to cell phone communication– meeting the needs of numerous industries. Its versatility and flexible subscription options make it compatible with both small family businesses and large-scale operations. From manufacturing and construction to schools, repair services, and hospitality, WAVE is a sensible solution for a variety of industries.

Looking for a real-life example? See how Smith Ready Mix, Inc., a concrete supply and delivery company in Northwest Indiana, consolidated their communication needs with WAVE’s ultra-reliable and rugged system in this case study.

WHAT DOES WAVE COST?

The pricing varies depending on the type of subscription selected: a pay-as-you-go, monthly contract, or a two-year contract. Pricing is also dependent upon the number of devices ordered. The retail price for the WAVE TLK 100 radio is $350*, and the subscription services range from $35 to $45 per month*. As an authorized WAVE agent, ComSource is able to provide you with a custom quote for your tailored communication solution. Please contact us for more information.

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Does WAVE sound like the right solution for you? If you have any further questions about this product, we can help. Please contact ComSource to speak with a representative about how you can transform your nationwide communications today.

For more information on WAVE PTT, visit our full FAQ page.

*All pricing is subject to change.